Italy Introduces Consumer Class Actions

3 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2009

Date Written: April 21, 2009

Abstract

Budget law 24 December 2007, n. 244 introduces, for the first time into Italian law system, a type of class action (called "azione collettiva risarcitoria") for awards of compensatory damages or payments of amounts to multiple individual users or consumers.

Keywords: class action, italian class action

JEL Classification: K41

Suggested Citation

Tedioli, Francesco, Italy Introduces Consumer Class Actions (April 21, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1392814 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1392814

Francesco Tedioli (Contact Author)

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Downloads
85
Abstract Views
1,208
rank
396,756
PlumX Metrics